David Beturne (he/him) – Interim Executive Director
OFFICE PHONE: 413.772.0915. Ext. 6
Abbe Bresciano (she/her) – Programs Supervisor
Abbe recently joined the BBBSFC team in May of 2022. She comes to BBBSFC from ten years as a Mental Health Counselor, and Human Rights Officer in a locked psychiatric unit at Baystate Franklin Medical Center. She helped maintain safety and security and engaged in trauma informed care on an inpatient level. Abbe also has 3 years experience as the before / after school program director for Gill-Montague Regional School District and as an Essential Skills Teacher at 4Corners School in the Greenfield School district. Abbe enjoys spending time with her two children and being in her garden. She has a degree from Keene State College in Elementary/Special Education and Studio Art.
CELL PHONE: 413.834.1968
Sylvia Rataj (she/her) – SB Program Coordinator (VHS and NMH);Community Case Management
Sylvia holds a BS in Human Services from Springfield College and has worked up and down the Pioneer Valley with families facing adversity since 2014. Her role here at BBBSFC is to recruit and enroll adult volunteer mentors, including in-home interviews and safety inspections, lead mentor child safety, trauma and mentor training, collect collateral information and complete reference and conduct full layered background checks. She works closely with our Child Enrollment Specialist to make well suited adult mentored matches with ongoing training and support for all adult mentors. Sylvia is passionate about working to help build resiliency for our youth and working with adults to help better understand the needs of our youth. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her wife and three children, gardening, and spending time at the beach.
CELL PHONE: 413.475.2369
Jessica Hubbard (she/her) – Match Support Specialist
Jessica has over two decades of experience in the social service sector, most recently working for BBBS agencies in Rhode Island and Iowa, Jessica is looking forward to continuing her work with volunteers, youth, and families.
Jessica attended the University of Iowa where she received her Bachelors in Applied Studies along with a certification in nonprofit management in 2014. Having lived in Iowa, Connecticut, and Wyoming, Jessica returned to the Midwest in 2019 to be closer to family. In her spare time she enjoys all things outdoors; camping, hiking, canoeing, traveling, and time spent with her 13 year old rescue black lab/chow mix, Ted.
CELL PHONE: 563.260.4859
Jessica Loebel (she/her) – Child Enrollment Specialist
Jessica graduated from UMass Amherst with a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Jess has been committed to working with youth and families for the last three years. Jess feels greatly aligned with our mission here at BBBS. Jess enjoys spending time outdoors and exploring all if the beautiful hiking spots here in Western Mass. Jess is grateful to be in a role where she can provide support and be a part of impactful moments that lead to positive outcomes.
CELL PHONE: 413.834.8126
Noah Pfeiffer (They/Them) – Program Coordinator at DA
Noah comes to us from Buffalo, NY by way of Chicago where they served as an AmeriCorps member, and worked as a high-intensity community case manager. Noah is passionate about community capacity building, harm reduction and public health. They are excited to be working with the Deerfield Academy program, and finding everything that Massachusetts has to offer!